Arthur D. Baldwin Sr., 86, Piseco, N.Y., passed away Monday, March 13, 2017, at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville following a brief illness.
He was born on May 25, 1930, in Syracuse, N.Y., the son of the late Oran and Alice (Robertson) Baldwin. He attended Eastwood High School, Syracuse.
He was united in marriage to his wife of 46 years, the former Florence M. Dambro on December 9, 1950, in Syracuse. Mrs. Baldwin predeceased him on December 3, 1996.
Mr. Baldwin and his wife were lifelong residents of Syracuse until 1993 when they relocated to Piseco, NY.
He was a member of the Teamster Union Local 317, Syracuse. An avid outdoorsman excelling in hunting, fishing and snowmobiling.
Mr. Baldwin was employed for over 38 years as a truck driver for the Canadian Pacific LTD Co., Syracuse, retiring in 1985.
He is survived by his sons, Arthur D. Baldwin Jr. and his wife Patricia of Huntersville, NC, Robert A. Baldwin and his wife Debora of Mount Holly, NC and William B. Baldwin of Charlotte, NC; his daughters, Judith I. Damonof Davidson, NC and Patricia A. Lester of Kannapolis, NC; nine grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; six step-great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Josephine and Nicholas Pagano of Syracue; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, John Baldwin; and step-grandson, William Revels.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at 1 p.m. from the Chapman-Moser Funeral Home Inc., 42 N. Ann Street, Little Falls, N.Y., with the Rev. Dr. Steven A. Scarcia, rector of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Little Falls, officiating. Interment will take place in Higgins Bay Cemetery, Higgins Bay, N.Y. later in the spring.
Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects at the funeral home on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, from noon to 1 p.m. and to attend the funeral services to follow.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: National Kidney Foundation Servicing Upstate NY, 1344 University Ave., Suite 270, Rochester, N.Y. 14667 or Piseco Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 111, Piseco, N.Y. 12139.
Online remembrance’s www.chapmanmoser.com.